Read feature, general interest, and campus-based news stories about the Oberlin College campus community.

Remembering Jonathan Demme

May 5, 2017
Marvin Krislov
I’ve been thinking a lot about Oberlin parents and families since I received the sad news last week that Jonathan Demme, the brilliant film director, had passed away. Although Oberlin isn’t his alma mater, Jonathan really came to appreciate the College, Conservatory, and our community. His visits always seemed to energize him, and he became a stalwart supporter of our cinema studies program and the Apollo Outreach Initiative, which offers filmmaking classes to local school kids.

Iron Chef, Stevenson Style

May 3, 2017
Communications Staff
On stage in Stevenson Dining Hall and surrounded by more than 600 spectators, chefs and student participants competed in the Iron Chef Challenge: Oberlin College. The themed event, modeled after...

Jonathan Demme Passes Away

April 26, 2017
Communications Staff
Oberlin parent, honorary degree recipient, and benefactor Jonathan Demme passed away on April 26, 2017.

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Will You Be All In?

April 26, 2017
Communications Staff
On April 27, 2017, Oberlin College is looking for 1,000 donors from the Oberlin community to go “All In” for Oberlin . For this fundraising challenge, Chris Canavan ’84 promises...

Writing Science Truth

April 25, 2017
Communications Staff
Harnessing the momentum from the March for Science rallies held across the nation on April 22, faculty from the sciences and the Rhetoric and Composition Program hosted “Truth to Power: Writing...

Memorial Service for Michael Gilbert on April 23

April 20, 2017
Communications Staff
A celebration of life luncheon for security staff member Michael Gilbert will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2017, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the New Russia Township Hall, 46300 Butternut Ridge Road, Oberlin, Ohio.

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Subramanian Named General Counsel at Dartmouth

April 19, 2017
Communications Staff
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Sandhya Subramanian has announced that she will be leaving Oberlin College at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year to become General Counsel at Dartmouth College beginning July 1.

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